Rename file that begins with Emoji

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TCC  26.02.42 x64   Windows 10 [Version 10.0.18363.900]

When I attempt to rename a file that has an emoji in the file name, TCC hangs, regardless if TCC is attached to TCMD or not.


I have no problem renaming it via Explorer.


Charles Dye

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May 20, 2008
Albuquerque, NM
You can create them in TCC. The easy way is to just copy the emoji from somewhere else, like a web page, and paste it into the command line — doesn't look pretty, but it works. Or you can use @CHAR to generate surrogate characters:

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